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Gov. Cooper claims talks continue to repeal House Bill 2

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At the YMCA’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday breakfast in Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper said he’s been talking to Republican Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore about the possibility of reviving a deal to repeal House Bill 2. 194 more words

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Judge temporarily halts N Carolina Medicaid expansion effort

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people through President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. 95 more words

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Man exposed to cold is North Carolina's second storm death

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State officials say an 85-year-old man who died from prolonged exposure to cold is North Carolina’s second fatality from the winter storm. 125 more words

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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper enters office with call to end partisan friction

But new governor calls for repeal of law regulating transgendered bathroom use

♦By Rich Shumate, Chickenfriedpolitics.com editor

RALEIGH (CFP) — In his inaugural address, incoming… 608 more words

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Flexibility. Powerful word in education and in life.

Make no bones about it, Winter Storm Helena has had her way with much of the southeast the past few days. Altering much of our plans here in North Carolina and beyond. 381 more words

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Judges decide to keep North Carolina election law blocked

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A law North Carolina Republicans approved scaling back the new Democratic governor’s control over election boards won’t be enforced until his legal challenge to it is resolved, state judges decided Thursday. 590 more words

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